Wonky

I’m going to run away from home, relax, listen to some music.

Paul Leonard-Morgan – Blue State

I’ll visit Wonky the cat in my friend’s garden just up the hill and catch some sun.

Hilda says, "You do know how he got his name don't you ? He came from the family at the bottom of the lane. As you know we feed them daily, and on two consecutive occasions he was there in the same spot, hadn't moved so we feared that he couldn't walk, which indeed he couldn't, he dragged his rear leg. We knew that he was suffering so bought him back to our home and called the vet out who confirmed that he had dislocated his leg and needed total rest for 2-3 weeks. For those weeks he lived a very comfortable life in one of our bedrooms complete with en-suite. Thereafter he'd be able to return to his family, but as you know that never happened...hence the name that we chose for him ! He does visit his family daily as he enjoys the walk with Alfie (their dog)."
Hilda says, “You do know how he got his name don’t you ? He came from the family at the bottom of the lane. As you know we feed them daily, and on two consecutive occasions he was there in the same spot, hadn’t moved so we feared that he couldn’t walk, which indeed he couldn’t, he dragged his rear leg.
We knew that he was suffering so bought him back to our home and called the vet out who confirmed that he had dislocated his leg and needed total rest for 2-3 weeks.
For those weeks he lived a very comfortable life in one of our bedrooms complete with en-suite. Thereafter he’d be able to return to his family, but as you know that never happened…hence the name that we chose for him ! He does visit his family daily as he enjoys the walk with Alfie (their dog).”
Alfie & Wonky saying hi to the sheep during their morning walk here in southern Spain
Alfie & Wonky saying hi to the sheep during their morning walk here in southern Spain

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Why am I running away ?

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Well, it all started the other day with Sparrowtacus.  You read it right “Sparrowtacus”.  Not Spartacus !

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Sparrowtacus is a real troublemaker and lives in the gutter above my front balcony.

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Cats !

THANK YOU so much Sonic and Sparrowtacus !  Added to you two are Binbo, the trash can, cracking my back and Coo Coo, the cuckoo clock, cookoo-ing all night.  I’m off to join Wonky !

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May I join you Wonky ?

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Oh dear !  I may as well go home …..  AND who tore the front off of my Speedos ?

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I give up !

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Is your head in the gutter ?

Mine is 😀

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Ralph xox ❤

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Thank you Hilda for the fun photos of Wonky & Alfie. xox

71 Comments on “Wonky

    • Must be my shaking hands. I have some super-glue 😉
      Have a lovely week my friend. Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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  1. Good morning -or evening- Ralph
    There are only 2 things that can make me smile early in the morning -here: Receiving photos of my Grandchildren and Your Posts!
    Enjoy a great week, with many good things that bring you smiles.

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    • Good early morning to you Sonata 😀 It’s 0130am here in Spain, quiet, the cats asleep, so I can get on with a bit of blogging.
      Thank you so much for your kind words. I hope you receive many photos of your Grandchildren, very uplifting !
      Thank you my friend and do have a wonderful week yourself.
      Ralph xox ❤

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    • So true YC. The cats love to watch the sparrows, swallows and blue tits fly by their noses. Happy Monday my friend ! Ralph 😀

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  2. Can you hear me laughing here in Massachusetts, Ralph? I love this one and it hits home too. My cat sits on the windowsill each morning whining and scratching, trying to get the birds on the roof. I always feel a little bad for him, but I don’t want him to hurt the birds either. ❤

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    • Hi Mary 😀
      Wow ! Massachusetts is a long way from Spain ! I wondered why the Noise Abatement people were nosing around here. lol. Glad you had fun my friend.
      Great cat story. I don’t blame you for keeping him in.
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Hi Leslie 😀
      The neighbours’ little dog sometimes pokes his nose in this apartment. Stands there and shivers as my two cats sit and watch him. Then they run and hide and the dog saunters off downstairs. Quite funny to watch. Ralph xox ❤

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  3. Loved this one Ralph! It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to stop in and read…mostly because our two kitties, Willie Nelson and Dinger have been keeping me up all night howling at the neighbour cat who comes and sits outside of our patio door to torture them. Sending you love from Canada!

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    • Hello ASL 😀
      It’s been ages since we last communicated. It’s lovely to read your comment.
      Oh dear ! Cats ! It must be torture for you being kept awake. Luckily, I am 3 floors up so I don’t have that problem. Birds fighting themselves on the windows, yes, but that’s during the day. Keeps my cats amused for hours though 😀
      Love back. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Hi Willow 😀
      Thank you so much. I am so pleased that you enjoyed it. This post was a lot of fun for me to construct as well.
      I do hope you are having a better day today my friend.
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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  4. Love your posts and your whacko sense of humour Ralph. Hope your back is all better. Love that Wonky goes home to walk with the dog, then escapes back to Hilda’s pussy paradise! Pats to all the cats from me.

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    • Good morning Kate 😀
      Thank you so much for your great comment.
      Wacko ? Oh dear, my blog cred has reached a new low. lol
      Pats given. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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    • Lovely isn’t it Widdershins ? David & Hilda really do care for feral cats 😀 Ralph xox ❤

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  5. Peaceful lovely music, and the pictures always delight. Especially those cat captions! Gloriousness and beauty to you Ralph! Good morning breakfast beverage buddy!! Xoxo

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    • Hello dear Katrina. I’m so pleased that you have commented as I have been thinking about you, hoping that you are busy with a full Filofax 😀
      Most of my UK readers will recognise this music as the background to the reveal in a UK TV show “60 minute makeover”. After much hunting, I eventually found this “unnamed” piece on YouTube. It’s beautiful, as is your comment my friend 😀
      I do hope you are having a lovely week. Thinking of you over breakfast 😀
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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  6. Ha…ha…ha, Wonky is now an internet star !
    I’m delighted Ralph that your blogging friends are enjoying his photo’s, as you know we have nine more felines so whenever you want some fun pics, you know where to come, as someone said ‘ pussy paradise’ !

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    • Hi Hilda 😀
      Yes, this is the third post where Wonky and your other cats have featured on my blog. You have taken so many fun photos of the cats and I am glad to share them with the world. Maybe Wonky will be nominated for an Oscat 😉
      Thank you. If you have more photos that would be great.
      Ralph xox ❤

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    • I am so pleased that you did visit and enjoyed this post dear Debby. Thank you and yes, I feel so much better now. Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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      • I’m so happy you got over that darned illness Ralph. Hoping the healing spreads around. xoxo ❤

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      • Thank you my friend. I am back to my usual self. ie. Toni, my Spanish neighbour, cleaned my apartment today and I borrowed the Dyson to vacuum the keys on my laptop. I forgot to switch the laptop off and lost the internet. Duh ! Yep, back to my normal self 😀
        I hope all is well with you both this evening Debby 😀 ❤

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      • Lol, you do make me laugh. It sure sounds like it’s back to life as normal. Now, are you sure the killer cats had nothing to do with this mishap? LOL joking. xoxo

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    • Hi Robin 😀
      Because of your comment I may have to do some more outside posts dear friend. BTW are you allowed outside on your own ? Heehee.
      Big hug back. Ralph xox ❤

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  7. Tell Sparrowtacus that I’m moving into his nest, because I’m ready to run away too. Life has been giving me a few lemons lately, & I can only drink so much lemonade 😀 xox

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    • Hi Julie 😀
      Nooooo ! No nesting. I have a spare room, even the cats aren’t allowed in there. I do hope that the lemon season is over for you now my friend.
      Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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      • Hi Ralph, I’ve moved on from lemons, & seem to have hit watermelon-sized obstructions. Hehe 😀 All you can do is laugh though xox ❤

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  8. Hey MFR, I haven’t heard from you for a while, and a 4-10 posting is a long time ago. You doing ok? I worried about you last night, so I thought I’d better check in this morning. Lots of love to you. xoxox RVBFM

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    • I’m a lot better thank you MvBFM. Today is a good day when I feel like blogging. I really didn’t want to for weeks so that’s why your posts only got a Like from me. It wasn’t you as I enjoyed your Art visits and I was running on minimal blogging. Thanks for caring my friend and taking time to write such a lovely comment. I do appreciate it. Lots of love back. Ralph xox ❤

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  9. Dear friend Ralph,

    Thanks, as always for my daily laugh. As for my head being in the gutter; it isn’t, I think it’s up in the clouds because of all the yoga I do. Ohmmmmmm.

    Nancy

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    • Heehee. Love your comment dear Heila. Have a wonderful weekend dear friend. Hugs. Ralph xox ❤

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  10. Sorry I’m working so hard, with no time to comment. Nonetheless, this is a beautiful story!
    _Resa xoxo ❤ <#

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    • Sorry that you didn’t have time to comment dear Resa. Hey, you commented ! I hope this job is a smooth one my friend because I know that you are the star designer ⭐ Ralph xoxo ❤ ##

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    • Hello dear Serach 😀
      Long time no see ! Thank you so much for your fun comment my friend about this post. Ooooh, it is well past midnight now, but thank you, I did have a lovely evening as I do hope your week will be.
      Big hug. Ralph xox ❤

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